Apollo Hospitals was established in 1983 by Dr. Prathap C Reddy, renowned as the architect of modern healthcare in India. As the nation’s first corporate hospital, Apollo Hospitals is acclaimed for pioneering the private healthcare revolution in the country. Apollo Hospitals has emerged as Asia’s foremost integrated healthcare services provider and has a robust presence across the healthcare ecosystem, including Hospitals, Pharmacies, Primary Care & Diagnostic Clinics and several retail health models. The Group also has Telemedicine facilities across several countries, Health Insurance Services, Global Projects Consultancy, Medical Colleges, Medvarsity for E-Learning, Colleges of Nursing and Hospital Management and a Research Foundation. In addition, ‘ASK Apollo’ – an online consultation portal and Apollo Home Health provide the care continuum. Apollo Hospitals was the first in India to launch the concept of Preventive Health Checks. From the date of inception in 1987 till date, over 20 Million health checks have been completed. Apollo Hospitals is the largest provider of Cardiology services in India. Apollo Hospitals has treated the largest number of cardiovascular cases with advanced cardiac interventional methods including 6 out of 9 MITRACLIP procedures; 85 TAVI/TAVRs with excellent clinical outcomes; and over 1,250 MICS CABG procedures across the country.
The organization embraced the rapid advancement in medical equipments across the world, and pioneered the introduction of several cutting edge innovations in India. One of the most significant technological advancements introduced by Apollo Hospitals is the Proton Therapy Centre in Chennai – the first such centre in entire South East Asia, serving over 3.5 Billion people across the region.